chorioamnionitis

[ kôr′ē-ō-ăm′nē-ə-nītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the amniotic membranes caused by infection.

Nearby words

  1. chorine,
  2. chorio-,
  3. chorioadenoma,
  4. chorioadenoma destruens,
  5. chorioallantois,
  6. chorioangioma,
  7. chorioangiosis,
  8. choriocapillaris,
  9. choriocapillary layer,
  10. choriocarcinoma


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